Irrigation scheme begins providing water to improve crop yields in Phongsaly
An irrigation scheme funded by Phase 2 of the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Project has begun supplying water to boost crop yields for farming communities in Phongsaly province. The ceremony, which took place at the reservoir of the Level 6 Hydropower Station on the Ou River, marked ...
Lao Authorities Allow Chinese Firm to Plant on Land Promised to Dam Collapse Survivors
A Chinese-backed firm is growing bananas on land promised by the government of Laos as compensation to survivors of a 2018 dam collapse that that has been described as the country’s worst flooding in decades, RFA’s Lao Service has learned.The disaster occurred last July, when ...
RFA’s Lao Service